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Lecturer - Addictions

Contract: Temporary/Fixed-term
Faculty: National Addiction Centre
Department: Addictions Department
Job Ref: THW/17/059639/001068
Salary: £40,523 per annum
Allowances: plus £2,923 London Allowance

Closing date: Monday, 14th August 2017

Please note: this is not a new post but maternity cover for a fixed period.

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join the Nicotine Research Group at the Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology and Neuroscience to cover a period of maternity leave.

The Nicotine Research Group is led by Professor Ann McNeill and has a high profile in the areas of tobacco control, harm reduction and smoking and mental health.

The successful candidate will have a PhD in a tobacco-related area, postdoctoral experience and a track record of high-impact publications. While the main focus of the role is on research, some teaching and student supervision will also be expected.

Fixed term contract for 7 months, with the possibility of extension for up to 5 months depending on the return of the substantive post holder.

This is a Full-time post, but Part-time or job sharing will be considered.

For an informal discussion or to find out more about this role, please contact Professor Ann McNeill or Dr Leonie Brose

Further particulars and an application form are available here:,

Research Project Manager

Contract: Full-time | Fixed term until Sep 2021.
Job Reference: FAC007947
Salary: Grade 8 £39,324 - £46,924 p.a.
Location: Stirling Campus
Department: Faculty of Health Sciences and Sport

Closing date: 24/08/2017

Job Description:
This post reports to the Principal Investigator and Chair of the project’s Strategic Management Group, Professor Linda Bauld.

This is a joint research project involving six UK Universities, Cancer Research UK and teams in eight research organisations within seven low and middle income countries in South Asia and Sub-Saharan Africa (India, Bangladesh, Ethiopia, South Africa, Uganda, Gambia and Ghana). The project is led by the University of Stirling on behalf of the UK Centre for Tobacco and Alcohol Studies (UKCTAS) and has been developed to build capacity for applied research to reduce tobacco-related harm in low and middle income countries.

The Project Manager will be part of the project Strategic Management Group and have responsibility for the overall running of the project on a day to day basis. They will be responsible for all aspects of programme planning and coordination to facilitate the successful delivery of an international £3.4millon project ensuring that it achieves its required deliverables within the specified tolerances.

Additional info: The post is based in Stirling and will require attendance at key meetings in both Stirling and London, however beyond this there is potential for flexibility in work location.

The role holder will be required to travel within the UK and internationally to the seven countries participating in the project.

Informal enquiries may be addressed to Prof Linda Bauld Please note that applications sent directly to these addresses will not be accepted.

Previous Vacancies

Research Associate in Digital Behaviour Change

Reference: 1629138
Contract: Grade 7 - Full Time
Department: Centre for Behaviour Change

Closed: 16th March 2017

Managing Editor (maternity cover)

Reference: 126056
Stipend: Grade 7: £31,076 - £38,183 p.a.
Department: Primary Care Health Sciences
Group: Cochrane Tobacco Review Group

Closed: 16-Nov-2016

Research Associate (Fixed Term)

Reference: DC4046R
Group: Tobacco Control Research Group
Department: Department of Health
Salary: £31,656, rising to £37,768

Closed: 10th July 2016